Programme Officer and Office and Programme Associate

Posted By: Usha Multipurpose Co-Operative Society Ltd


Junior Management

Program Implementation


Job Description

Usha Multipurpose Cooperative Society Ltd invites application for the following posts:

1) Programme Officer (01 Post)

Location- Kolkata

Essential requirements: Post graduate degree in social sciences, health or development field (or equivalent). At least 3 to 5 years experience in implementing projects, ideally in HIV, sexual reproductive health, FSW, and other such marginalized populations at the district / State levels.. Strong understanding and commitment to the health and rights of the FSW population and the laws around the same. In-depth knowledge of sexual reproductive health and related issues. Experience working with multiple stakeholders in civil society, the private sector, and the government at different levels.. Ability to communicate effectively with government officials, decision-makers, the FSW community, their families, and allies. Excellent in writing and verbal communication skills. Fluent in English and Hindi and Bengali. The candidate must have adequate computer knowledge. The remuneration is consolidated Rs. 35200/- per month.

2) Office and Programme Associate


Essential requirements: Graduate in any discipline. The candidate must have adequate computer knowledge, typing skills and must have skills regarding on Microsoft Office(Word, Excel and PowerPoint). At least two years working experience in back office support/data management among the marginalized communities. Strong commitment to teamwork, collaboration, consensus building and negotiation. Excellent in writing skills in English and Bengali and verbal communication skills in English, Bengali and Hindi. The remuneration is negotiable.


All applications should be sent to

All applicants to put “Ref” (Post Name) as the subject line

All Applications should have the covering letter with the CV as a single document, in a word/PDF format

The deadline for receiving applications is 23th December, 2023

Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.

Only those candidates whose qualification matches with the above requirement may only apply and those shortlisted for interviews will be notified.

Location: Kolkata, West Bengal

Eligibility Criteria

Not Specified

Desired Candidate Profile

Graduation - Graduate-Other

Organization Details

  • Organization Name:Usha Multipurpose Co-Operative Society Ltd
  • About Organization:SHA MULTIPURPOSE COOPERATIVE SOCIETY (Usha) is the only movement in the cooperative sector that is run by sex workers, making it a torchbearer in the history of workers cooperatives. Sex workers of this cooperative have achieved economic and financial independence through the hard work, dedication, and solidarity of its members. Lowinterest loans and high interest rates on savings have allowed sex workers to realize wider horizons and pursue previously unimaginable goals and dreams for themselves, their families and colleagues. This path-breaking organization has set the standard for sex-workers collectives nationwide and beyond and is the first ever sex workers financial cooperative to be established in South Asia

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